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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219235
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:09-DEC-2018
Time:day
Type:helicopter
Owner/operator:Sudanese Government
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Al-Qadarif state -   Sudan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:El-Qalabe airfield
Destination airport:Al-Qadarif
Narrative:
Upon landing, the helicopter hit a communications tower and crashed. There are said to be at least seven fatalities and reportendly several injured occupants. The helicopter transported five local Government officials including the State Governor on a security tour and possible two crew.

Sources:

https://www.bruneinews.net/news/258549540/helicopter-crashes-in-eastern-sudan-killing-local-officials
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2018/12/09/world/africa/09reuters-sudan-airplane-crash.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-46499040
https://twitter.com/SudanDefence


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Dec-2018 17:05 gerard57 Added
09-Dec-2018 20:19 RobertMB Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Dec-2018 06:27 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
10-Dec-2018 06:52 gerard57 Updated [Source]
11-Dec-2018 12:15 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
11-Dec-2018 16:17 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Nature, Narrative]

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